27 April 2011
Craig Robert Scott is a nationally-recognized lecturer, educator, ge
nealogical and historical researcher with more than thirty years experience. He is a member of the Company of Military Historians and specializes in the diverse military records at the National Archives.
CEO and President of Heritage Books, Inc., a ge nealogical publishing firm, Craig coordinates the Military tracks at Salt Lake Institute of Ge nealogy and Samford University Institute of Ge nealogy and Historical Research in . He has authored The “Lost Pensions”: Settled Accounts of the Act of Birmingham, Alabama 6 April 1838 and Records of the Accounting Officers of the Department of the Treasury, Inventory 14 (Revised).
Now Craig brings his military expertise to
NGS with the Introduction to Civil War Records. In this course, he focuses on current ge nealogical practices of research. In this six chapter course, he will teach you strategies to identify and locate information on an ancestor living at the time of the Civil War. You will learn about numerous records created for, during, and after the war like compiled service records, prisoners of war record, pension files and indexes and post-war records to name a few.
NGS American Ge nealogy Studies course is available on CD-ROM as a PDF file for $35.00 for NGS’ members. Craig will make a personal appearance on Saturday 14 May from to for questions and autographs.
NGS American Ge nealogy Studies courses are designed for people who want to complete a short course on a specific topic and put the resultant knowledge to work right away. Courses offer the convenience of completing a ge nealogy study course at their own pace in their home. Courses are reasonably priced, and NGS members receive a discount.
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nealogical Society was organized in in 1903. Washington, D.C. NGS’ mission is to serve and grow the ge nealogical community by providing education and training, fostering increased quality and standards, and promoting access to and preservation of ge nealogical records.
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